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New Student Convocation

Let’s Make it Official

New Student Convocation is the University of Florida’s official welcome for all first-year students. This virtual event celebrates the UF Class of 2025’s entry into higher education and inducts them into a community of learners. New student Convocation invites student to fully embrace their student experience and understand the expectations that come with being a Gator. In learning more about the university, our first-year students will create their unique identity as a class and see how they can make a positive impact on the world as a member of the Gator Nation.

Convocation will be held virtually

Friday, August 20, 2021 at 3 p.m.

Convocation will be followed by Rowdy in the Swamp and the #UF25 Class Photo at 5:30 p.m. in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and GatorNights in the Reitz Union at 7 p.m. There will be pizza, games, giveaways, the class t-shirt and more.

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